Karkala is a taluk headquarter in Udupi district, Karnataka. This post shows you couple photos taken near one of the places of tourist interest in Karkala, Gomateshwara(aka Bahubali Statue).
Fully censored and U/A certified image of Bahubali (Gomateshwara) near Karkala. The highest Gomateshwara statue is located at Shravanabelagola [Full details on Gomateshwara]
Chaturmukha Basadi: View from top of the hill on which Bahubali Statue is located. This temple is based on jain architecture and hosts statues of different Jain leaders.
Bahubali statue far view (from Chaturmukha Basadi)
Steps leading to chaturmuka basadi.
Tourists in front of Chaturmuka Basadi (Four face temple). Chaturmukha basadi and Bahubali statue are quite nearby, within walkable distance. The location is very photoscopic.
Gomateshwara from side
‘Rama samudra’ lake. Municipality water supply for the Karkala town comes from this lake. (I'd thought it to be a river, thanks to Devika for correcting)
1000 pillars temple (Saavira kambada basadi), Moodabidri.[Full details]
All above photos are hosted on slide.com and are available as a slideshow at the location below.
Cross posted at my photo blog.
Photos by Shrinidhi.Digitally compressed images. Original high resolution photos were taken on Olympus FE 170 and can be made available on request.
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